xrdp calls the PAM function auth_start_session() in an incorrect location, leading to PAM session modules not being properly initialized, with a potential consequence of incorrect configurations or elevation of privileges, aka a pam_limits.so bypass.
Created xrdp tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1433958]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1433959]
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